I read and enjoyed reading (although not sure I agree with everything written there) this: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/articles/152135/the-bard-of-capitalist-realism?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social_media&utm_campaign=features about Sean Bonney. There’s a huge amount to think about. It’s also nice to see the word ‘antinomian’ used (…I think…) correctly, even though I don’t think it’s a very nice word. I remember reading it in an essay … More ‘antinomian’

Vinyl Launch Delay

Dear all, there will be short (we hope) delay for the vinyl launch. If you follow the nightjrrs Facebook page you’ll probably be aware of it. Owing to personal circumstances, we can’t perform next week. So this means that the launch is delayed. We will be launching the vinyl at the Vinyl Cafe, just not … More Vinyl Launch Delay


Having been pleased by the response to ‘Disintegration Loops’, I’m posting up a link to a track from ‘Untrue’ by Burial. It’s a much-vaunted album – no rare thing. The rare thing is that is deserves this praise. Picking it out of the racks yesterday I was really pleased that I was still hearing new … More ‘Untrue’

After the Deluge

This is a graph of what the river did yesterday. You can see how close the river got to a fairly critical point – i.e. the point it reached in 2015 when Warwick Road flooded in Carlisle. Anyone that owns a house on Warwick Road knows these things very well. I remember thinking about the … More After the Deluge

‘Music for empty rooms’ / ‘Power to the people’s mimeo machines!’

This, then, for the weekend. I really like this written piece about small presses. I only noticed it because Uniform Books drew my attention towards it:  https://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2020/02/power-to-the-peoples-mimeo-machines-or-the-politicization-of-small-press-aesthetics. Pull up a chair, make a cup of tea. It’s worth it. After that, you might like this: